Funding Opportunities for Fuel Up to Play 60

The Fuel Up Breakfast Grants program  is sponsored by General Mills Foodservice as part of a partnership effort with National Dairy Council® to help improve student access to high-quality, nutritious foods at school. This grant specifically targets breakfast, providing funds to help schools improve or expand their breakfast programs with an emphasis on alternative breakfast options that are sustainable. 

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the Fuel Up Breakfast Grant schools must:

  1. Complete and submit an accurate online grant application.
  2. Participate in the National School Breakfast Program.
  3. Be enrolled in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program for the 2013-14 school year and agree to participate fully by displaying the Fuel Up to Play 60 Activation Kit materials and encouraging students to track their healthy eating and physical activity online.  (Note:  program enrollment is free of charge and schools can enroll online at
  4. Have support/backing from the school principal, district school nutrition director, and school nutrition manager.
  5. Have school enrollment of at least 500 students.
  6. Have opportunity to raise breakfast participation (current participation is < 40%).

Click here to apply today!

Grant Application Timeline:  
Announcement of Grants June 3, 2013
Application Web Site Opens June 3, 2013
Application Deadline July 26, 2013
Schools notified (accept/decline) By August 8, 2013
Grant payment to schools   By August 15, 2013
Breakfast program implementation through December 17, 2013
Final report due from schools January 17, 2014

Grant Amount:  Schools may apply for up to $2,000 in grant funding.